Verizon Wins $10B Federal Contract

The U.S. Department of the Interior has selected Verizon to participate in a $10 billion, 10-year contract to provide cloud and hosting services. This is potentially one of Verizon's largest federal...

Groupon Buys Social Gifting Site Plumfare

Groupon has acquired social gifting site Plumfare for an undisclosed sum. "Plumfare set out to make it easy to find the best local gifts and experiences and we’re looking forward to continuing...

Yahoo Acquires Rockmelt

Rockmelt has been acquired by Yahoo, for a reported $60 to $70 million. The Rockmelt apps and web product will be shutdown by the end of this month, and the team is...

Panasonic Inks Deal For In-Flight Connectivity Over China

Panasonic Avionics has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China Telecom Satellite to jointly develop, implement and support in-flight connectivity solutions for the Chinese market. The signing of the MOU will...

World Wide Technology Awarded Army Desktop Virtualization Project

Systems integrator World Wide Technology is working with Atlantis Computing to optimize storage and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) for the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) under the Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology...

Emirates To Deploy HP Win 8 Tablets Across Fleet

As the first global customer of the HP ElitePad 900, Emirates is developing a line-of-business application for Windows 8 called Knowledge Driven Inflight Service (KIS). An in-flight communication and customer relationship management device first...

Renault Selects HP Private Cloud

French automaker Renault has selected an HP Utility Services solution to support the development of new telematics services for its electric cars, in a pay-as-you-go financial model. Renault selected HP Enterprise Cloud Services...

Southwest Airlines Renews Sabre Agreement

Southwest Airlines has renewed its reservations system agreement with Sabre Airline Solutions. The multi-year contract extends a long-term business relationship between Southwest and Sabre for passenger and operations solutions across Southwest’s...

JetBlue Awards Integrated Traffic Management Contracts To Passur

JetBlue Airways has contracted Passur Aerospace for Passur Integrated Traffic Management (PITM) for deployment at its system operations center and throughout its network. PITM is a Web-hosted integrated business intelligence platform...

Facebook Acquires Gowalla, Opens First East Coast Office

By Sudarshana Banerjee Facebook has acquired location-sharing service Gowalla, reports Laurie Segall of CNN Money, citing sources close to the company. It is believed most of Gowalla's employees, including founder Josh Williams, will...

HP Converged Infrastructure Wins Three University Contracts

HP announced that three universities - Columbus State University in Columbus, University of North Florida in Jacksonville, and Florida’s University of Tampa have chosen HP Converged Infrastructure solutions. More details on...

Midas Medici Announces $1.3 Million Virtualization Contract For Brazilian Military Police

Midas Medici, a green IT company in the fields of virtualization, cloud computing and data management, has been awarded a $1.3 million contract from the Military Police of Sao Paulo, Brazil....

IBM Closes Algorithmics Acquisition For $380.2 Million

IBM has closed its acquisition of Algorithmics.  Algorithmics provides software and services for improved business insights at banks and investment and insurance organizations to assess risk and address regulatory challenges. The...

Arkansas Signs $70 Million Medicaid Contract Extension With HP

The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Medical Services has extended its long-time service agreement with HP to manage the state’s Medicaid program.The $70 million, 27-month contract will assist...

U.S. Department of Energy To Get $97 Million+ World’s Fastest Supercomputer

By Sudarshana Banerjee The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has awarded a contract to Cray to vamp up its Jaguar. Before you start dreaming of cars, the Jaguar is the...